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Future of Paratransit and Shared Mobility: Mapping Report, an ITDP background report delivered prior to the kick-off webinar (210609)

In advance of the official launch of its new programme on Informal Public Transport on June 9th, VREF would like to share its first work on this topic carried out by ITDP: Future of Paratransit and Shared Mobility: Mapping Report Pdf, 1 MB. (Pdf, 1 MB).

Written by ITDP Sarah Cassius, Nour El Deeb, Mariam Sorour and Stanford Turner, this background report informs about the further development of the programme. It describes the current state of knowledge and ongoing activities in paratransit and shared mobility services, by mapping existing research and identifying specific gaps for further investigation. The ITDP research team examined and studied more than 100 documents, and consulted 13 international worldwide recognized experts.

The examination of the literature broadly highlighted a shortfall of research on the policy implications and impacts dedicated to shared mobility and paratransit, especially in Lower and Middle Income Countries.

The report can be downloaded for free here. Pdf, 1 MB. (Pdf, 1 MB)

 

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